THE MINDS BEHIND ADVENTURE GAMES: INTERVIEWS WITH CULT AND CLASSIC VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS

Patrick Hickey Jr.



 

Featuring interviews with the creators of 31 popular video games--including Grand Theft Auto, Strider, Maximum Carnage and Pitfall--this book gives a behind-the-scenes look at the origins of some of the most enjoyable and iconic adventure games of all time. Interviewees recount the endless hours of painstaking development, the challenges of working with mega-publishers, the growth of the adventure genre, and reveal the creative processes that produced some of the industry's biggest hits, cult classics and indie successes.

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

LANGUAGE

BINDING

EDITION

ISBN

YEAR

PAGES

English

Paperback

9781476679662

2019

236

English

eBook

N/A

2019

236

 

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